State Nomination Status for 190 and 491

2023 and 2024 State Nomination

The placement allocations for the State and Territory nomination programs have undergone significant reductions for the 2023-24 program year. As at 1 November 2023, the current nomination status of each state for 190 and 491 visas and variations exist in the approaches taken by each state or territory authority in managing their allocations as indicated in the table below:

 

State (Total Places)190 visa491 visa
NSW (4,150)Allocated Places: 2,650

Open – limited invitations and occupational sectors

Allocated Places: 1,500

Not open – The 2023-24 program year will be updated shortly

VIC (3,300)Allocated Places: 2,700

Open

Allocated Places: 600

Open – Onshore applicants must be living and working in regional VIC at the time of nomination.

QLD (1,550)Allocated Places: 900

Open – Will begin inviting selected applicants from end of September 2023, and hold invitation rounds at the end of each month for the remainder of financial year

Allocated Places: 650

Open – Will begin inviting selected applicants from end of September 2023, and hold invitation rounds at the end of each month for the remainder of financial year

SA (2,300)Allocated Places: 1,100

Open – Prioritise the retention of international graduates and temporary visa holders and the following sectors will be targeted: Trades, Construction, Defence, Health, Education, Natural and Physical Science and Social and Welfare Professional.

Allocated Places: 1,200

Open – Prioritise the retention of international graduates and temporary visa holders and the following sectors will be targeted: Trades, Construction, Defence, Health, Education, Natural and Physical Science and Social and Welfare Professional.

WA (2,350)Allocated Places: 1,500

Open – Nominations lodged before 1 July 2023 will be assessed against the 2022-23 criteria

Allocated Places: 850

Open – Nominations lodged before 1 July 2023 will be assessed against the 2022-23 criteria

ACT (1,200)Allocated Places: 600

Open – Next invitation round will be held before 20 November 2023

Allocated Places: 600

Open – Next invitation round will be held before 20 November 2023

NT (650)Allocated Places: 250

Not Open

Allocated Places: 400

Open – Applications will be assessed under new eligibility criteria.

TAS (1,200)Allocated Places: 600

Open – ROIs submitted before 1 July 2023 will remain valid for the 2023-24 program year. New minimum eligibility requirements apply to ROIs and applications submitted from 5 July 2023

Allocated Places: 600

Open – ROIs submitted before 1 July 2023 will remain valid for the 2023-24 program year. New minimum eligibility requirements apply to ROIs and applications submitted from 5 July 2023

 

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